gynephilia

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Etymology[edit]

From the Greek words gynia (wife) and philos (affectionate love).

Noun[edit]

gynephilia (uncountable)

  1. The love of women; a sexual attraction to women, in general.

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References[edit]

  • Gynephilia, The Dictionary of Psychology, by Raymond Joseph Corsini, 1999.